mary downeyMary Downey is a Spiritual Director for individuals and directs small group Directed Ignatian Retreats. She is certified through the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll University. She is a retired schoolteacher turned wedding florist and part time babysitter for her grandkids. She is a grateful and enthusiastic advocate for “ finding God in all things”!  Contact: maryesd623@gmail.com.

 

lauren fibbi

Laura Fallon Fibbi is currently a pastoral minister at St Mark Church where she coordinates social justice activities, praying with Scripture gatherings and adult faith formation opportunities.   After a career as an attorney, Laura earned a MA in Ministry from Ursuline College. She is a certified spiritual director with the Ignatian Spirituality Institute, John Carroll University.  Contact: LauraFibbi@att.net.

 

patty fitzgerald

Paula Fiztgerald is a spiritual director and retreat leader and has served as a campus minister at John Carroll University (JCU) and in program/formation with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and Jesuit Retreat House. She received her certification in spiritual direction through the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at JCU. Paula has especially enjoyed working with women, young adults, and all those who are prayerfully seeking the best, next step in life. Ministry interests include: cultivating silence, praying with Scripture, exploring discernment, and incorporating nature, journaling, and poetry in prayer. She is married and the mother of two teenage daughters. Contact: paulafitzgerald2@gmail.com

 janet lehaneJanet Lehane is An Ignatian Spiritual Director certified through the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll University in 2006.  She practices at Saint Ignatius High School leading adults through the Spiritual Exercises as well as general direction.  She is also on the Board at River’s Edge, a ministry of the Congregation of St. Joseph.   Janet is married with 2 adult daughters. She practiced nursing in areas of cardiology and hospice. Her interests are Finding God in Ordinary Living, in Psychology, and in the Sciences.  Contact:  jlehane@ignatius.edu.

linton

Kris Linton is a certified Spiritual Director from the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll University. She helps lead Women’s Spirituality groups as part of prison ministry at North East Reintegration Center in Cleveland and the Edna House for women in recovery. She has more than fifteen years of experience in 12-Step programs. She also directs individual retreats in St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises and on-going spiritual direction. She is an active member at St. Ladislas parish where she served as team leader in their inner-city food ministry. Kris is a retired licensed physical therapist assistant, a wife, a mother of four children, and a grandmother of three. Contact: krismlinton@gmail.com.

vickie montagueVickie Montague is a Spiritual Director certified through the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll University.  She directs individuals and facilitates small group retreats.  Her healthcare career before retirement spanned eight states.  She served in nursing leadership positions and as quality management officer for a regional health care delivery system.  She is a wife and mother.  She has been involved with various ministries including work with those transitioning from homelessness, refugees, youth, young adults, the elderly, hospice and has served on a Honduran medical mission team.  She holds a degree in pastoral ministry from Kansas Newman College (now Newman University) and was a certified Pastoral Minister in the Diocese of Oklahoma City.  Contact:  vlsmontague@sbcglobal.net.

liz nau

Liz Nau is a Spiritual Director and retreat leader with over 30 years’ experience leading retreats.  She received her M.Div. from Ashland Theological Seminary and holds graduate certificates in Spiritual Direction from the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll University, and Formational (Inner Healing) Prayer and Small Group Leadership in Inner Healing Prayer from the Institute of Formational Counseling at Ashland Theological Seminary and is a Veriditas trained Labyrinth facilitator.   Liz feels called to companion others as they walk more deeply into their faith and to help others know and experience God’s love and Christ’s presence in daily life.  A contemplative at heart, her interests are in Ignatian Spirituality, Celtic Christian Spirituality, the spiritual disciplines and especially prayer: art as prayer, embodied prayer, prayer walking and the gift of silence.  Liz lives in Shaker Heights and has three grown children and two grandchildren.  She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking, writing and photography. Contact: mlnau2002@gmail.com.